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cuomo from erik. james says in connecticut there are two major problems, the deficit and more taxes. both problems are created by one party rule. what are the big issues in your state? join that conversation on facebook by looking for c-span. let us take a look at the balance of power in state. we can see here who controls the governors' seats. 30 republicans states in red, 19 democratic, and one independent in rhode island. but as your what ray has to say on our democrats line. caller: good morning. i wanted to say that i believe here in the state of texas -- our standard of living is what keeps is going. nobody can live on $7.25 hour. our standard of living is so below the economy it should be at $12 per hour. everything is so expensive right now. it should be, at the very least, $12 per hour. host: you are calling to raise the minimum wage? caller: yes, ma'am. if everybody makes at least $12 an hour, this country would boom so fast. here in the state of texas -- i think it is everywhere. the corruption of the governor and the mayor. big corporate donors, big business owners. they
where republicans and democrats seem to agree that something needs to be done on tax issues or fiscal issues, where there has been an impasse for many years now. host: in terms of the principle, how detailed is the outline? are we talking about a bill taking shape or just a sketch at this point? caller: it is more of a sketch, the first step in trying to get an actual bill going. basically these are legislative goals that include four areas, one is a package, one is overhauling the existing system, another is establishing a way to ensure that there is less illegal hiring of workers, and another is to create a guest worker program. but those goals, we do not know how that will be achieved or worked out over the next few months. things are supposed to get going here as soon as next month. senator schumer and the other senators believe that they could have something by late spring, early summer. host: looking at "the san antonio news," we have this headline -- "upset republicans." what are you hearing about republicans getting things through? caller: house republicans do not seem to be o
including increasing the gasoline tax say you have some extra money. >> that is the definition of a no-brainer in terms of constructive policy. gas goes up and down by a large margin every year. if he could cap some of that infrastructure, it would be great. >> infrastructure, and tandem reform, gas tax -- entitlement reform, gas tax. who's in? >> i might be. >> no. >> i'm in. >> i will consider it. f the close of the deficitm, i'm in. >> depends on your definition of attach the reforms -- of you get into what those words really mean, and i began to say that is not reform. >> there is nothing in the plan that asks everyone to pay -- there is nothing that ask the wealthy to be part of the solution. >> what we have here is a disagreement as to the basic problem. we are still hearing talk about tax on the wealthy. we just got some tax on the wealthy. it will pay for about a week of running the federal government. if we confiscated everyone's income that make over 250,000 north, it pays for one year of the deficit. i am just saying, if we brought it down to what the president wante
to eliminate virginia's gas tax. he says replace it with a sales tax increase. the plan passed a major hurdle yesterday. a house committee voted in favor of it. a senate committee will discuss that proposal today. >>> virginia schools may soon get report cards, too. the house education committee voted in favor of a bill that grades public schools on an a to f scale. the house will now take up the legislation. the committee backed several other bills. one would create a board to oversee failing schools. another would require teachers to be trained in administering cpr. the committee also endorsed legislation allowing schools to create their own calendars and open before labor day. >>> home-schooled students in virginia will keep an eye on richmond today. the senate education and health committee will debate the so-called tebow bill. it would allow home-schooled students to play sports at public schools. the committee killed a similar bill last year. the bill is named after nfl quarterback tim tebow who was homeschooled in florida and allowed to play high school football. he went on to win the
the county is expected to raise about $1.2 million from that tax. it based its projections on the d.c. system. and you have to remember it's not just grocery stores but all retailers are charging for a bag. >> i was at wheaton mall this weekend. my best friend's wife was buying clothes. the woman told her she had to pay for the bag, lost it. lives in laurel, didn't know. >> yep. >>> stay with us. "news4 today" continues at 5:00 a.m. >>> we're watching a strong line of storms move out of our region this hour. you could still feel their impact today. many low-lying areas like this one in fairfax county are under water at this hour. and that could cause problems with your morning commute. >>> power crews working hard to get lights on for thousands in the area. we found lines down on beech drive nor porter in the district. a tree brought those down. pepco has restored power to 4,000 residents in the past half-hour. just 1,500 in the dark. dominion dropping quickly, as well. down to less than 800. bge holding steady, 350 outages in anne arundel and prince george's county. high water also
the super bowl . >>> all right 6:24. a series of robberies. >>> and get ready to file on time the 2013 tax season >>> good morning, i'm mike haiduk,. >> a beautiful pick of the capital there. i'm jessica doyle in for andrea roane. we want to begin with weather delays. all federal employees asked to remain off the roads until 10:00 this morning. federal offices will not open until noon. >>> be sure to download the wusa 9 app for the ipad. >> on top you are going to see cancellations. when you see your school, you are going to click on the star. you are favoriting your school, so the next time the school was closed, it will pop upright away. that way you don't have to scroll through all the schools. >>> here's howard with your forecast. you can see him live streaming on this. >> reporter: good morning, checking out some of our patio furniture here on the weather. a glaze of ice, parts of it are cold enough to support that. north of town, we are just a little bit colder in spots, you have more of this even reports of a quarter inch of sleet. let's talk about our catastrophe we are starting ou
billion over five years for transportation projects. he'd also do that by eliminating the state's gas tax and raising its sales tax. another element of mcdonnell's plan sparking protests today. hybrid car owners plan to drive to richmond to show their opposition for that proposal. they're upset the governor wants to impose a $100 fee on alternative fuel vehicles. >>> let's check in with tony again on the live desk with breaking news in montgomery county. tony? >>> we're continuing to follow breaking news where montgomery county fire rescue is attempting to rescue a person out of a car. take a look now. moments ago, firefighters just went out to that car. they're returning back now. and i can't really tell. looks like they may have one person with them. looked like just a few seconds ago that they may have pulled that person out of the passenger side of the vehicle. again, this is the 16800 block of riffle ford road, montgomery county fire rescue. looks like rescuing one person out of the passenger side window of the vehicle that was stuck there on that -- on that flooded road. again this
there are rules to ensure competition and fair play. the broad shoulders of a rising middle class. revamp our tax code. reduce the cost of health care. medicare and medicaid and social security. they do not make us a nation of takers. the threat of climate change. sustainable energy sources. our forests and waterways, our crop lands and snow-capped peaks. seneca falls and selma and stonewall. earn a living equal to their efforts. our gay brothers and sisters welcome the striving, hopeful immigrants. the quiet lanes of newtown. >> joining me now, msnbc contributor jimmy williams and former rnc chairman and msnbc analyst michael still. gentlemen good to see you both. jimmy let me start witd you immediately. a lot of people criticized the president's speech. to be expected to some degree. did that sound like hey i won you lost. this is how it's going to be? >> i hate to break the news to people but that is exactly what happened. i went back this morning and looked at reagan's second inaugural and george bush jr.'s second inaugural. reagan talked about economics and the role of government. bush, terr
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. we know and we understand... tax laws, tax theories. this is my dream job. this is my favorite thing in the world to do. i've done 25,000 tax returns. you might say i've had some experience. i will back you up. bring it on. i'm here with daphne oz, a model of healthy habits. so daphene, do you eat activia. i do it's always in my fridge. and you know activia isn't just for minor digestive issues. exactly, it's also important for my overall well being because it helps regulate my digestive system. and when you feel good on the inside, it shows on the outside! whether at work, with friends, on a special night, or just enjoying an activia. shine from the inside out with activia. ♪ dannon >>> back now at 8:11 with "today's" professionals, star jones, donny deutsch and dr. nancy snyderman here to weigh in on the day's hot topics. let's get right to the volkswagen super bowl ad. some people think this crosses a line, that it's offensive. take a look. >> i hate mondays. >> yeah, they're the worst. >> no worries, man. everything will be all right. yeah, man. oh, don't fret. sticky bun come
majority support on a cloture vote: the dream act, bring jobs home act, small business jobs and tax relief act, paying fair share act of 2012, repeal big oil tax subsidies act, teachers and first responders back-to-work act, american jobs act of 2011, public safety employer-employee cooperation act, paycheck fairness act, creating american jobs and ending offshoring act. now, again -- again, it's not that the bill was filibustered. the right to even debate these bills and vote on them was filibustered. one thing, he go on the bill and they filibuster. no, we couldn't even debate it. even though a majority of senators voted for cloture. not 60 but a majority. so the majority thwarted from even bringing these up and debating them and even letting people offer amendments. now, it used to come that if a senator opposed a bill, he or she would engage in a spirited debate, try to change people's minds, attempt to persuade the public, offer amendments, vote "no," and then try to hold members who voted "yes" accountable at the ballot box. isn't that what it's about? in contrast, today, to quote fo
months. tax started after an of china posing prime minister. it's a makeover for the blackberry. phone has a new system and the company it has changed its blackberry. nots it's probably back all theng that want to use the blackberry. for theple will love it features, but many people their apple and an droid phones especially for ps.ir ap >> the nintendo wii council, prawns --t doing any cuts for the con sole. >> welcome back on this thursday morning. busy.ve been i'm always busy. a crazy day today, honestly. storms arews is the over. in red is weather done. a big concern of the flooding that's ongoing. wind.e that's another big issue. are dropping. on the way down. it was 60 degrees in the last hour. now it's 53 degrees. i guarantee if the reading will at the top of the aisle. west no question 17 miles an hour. look at temperatures across the region. air pushing in now from the west. warmer over towards the delmarva. it is in the 40's in dulles.burg and at look at the 24 hour temperature change. cold air advances. 14 degrees colder in winchester. warmer to the east where pushingt is st
lindsay lohan $100,000 to pay her taxes. isn't that kind of a waste, with her track record? >> well, c0me on, jay, it's not like i'm lighting cigars with $100 bills, you know? [ laughter ]
. they'd have to pay back taxes and pass a background check among other requirements. opponents to the plan worry that it doesn't do enough to beef up security at the border. they say millions of additional undocumented immigrants could be in this country in a few years without tighter security. >>> super bowl sunday is just around the corner and that means the big easy is boosting security throughout the city. the city of new orleans is adding 1300 federal agents and 270 extra state troopers. there will also be coast guard ships on the lower. river homeland secretary janet napolitano will hold a press conference with the nfl later today. the 150,000 super bowl fans packing the city, the police are dealing with the annual buildup of mardi gras where thousands flock to the french quarter in new orleans. >>> the number of children being diagnosed with adhd is on the rise. we'll take a look at what's causing that. >>> plus, >> announcer: you're watching "news4 midday." >>> it appears twinkies won't be going away after all. two investment firms that started the bidding to acquire th
john. >> everybody is taxing this day with and newschannel 4 at 11:00 unknow to mankind. every coaching room is aglow with video on. >> our dies are excited for football. they are prepared to attack this day with an enthusiasm beyond anything that has ever been known to mankind. -- >> everybody is attacking this day with an enthusiasm unknown to mankind. >> the 49ers are a slight favorite to win super bowl xlvii. we'll find out if they are right on sunday when the super bowl actually happens on sunday. back over to you. >> thank you. >>> still ahead, crime fighting caught on camera. the high-tech gear police officers in one local suburb will wear while on patrol. >> time now is 6:41. we'll be right back. l the car. where would we even start? get the car. hi howard. get in. hi, good to see you. start with an actual written offer when selling your car, no strings attached. carmax. start here. sit police are sporting new crime fighting technology to ensure every encounter they have with the public is properly recorded. officers are now using body cams that attach to their bullet froof vest
. they must pass a background check, pay a fine and back taxes and of course they must learn english. this plan also calls for beefed up border security and ensures illegals do not get their green card ahead of those already working towards citizenship. >> we believe this will be the year congress finally gets it done. the politics on this issue have been turned upside down. for the first time ever, there's more political risk in opposing immigration reform than in supporting it. >> times have changed. americans have changed. elections have changed. i'm not saying it's going to be easy and i'm not saying we're going to uk seed this time but i -- succeed this time but i think the channels are better than they've ever been. >> reporter: of course both senator schumer and senator mccain referencing this recent election. president obama gained 70% of the latino vote. coming up at 5:30, of course this plan does have its critics and some of them include republicans, of course. and we'll hear from them coming up in a half-hour. back to you, might be, jess -- back to you, mike, jessica. >> t
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-up tax charges. >> reporter: he was finally released after a worldwide outcry. >> i cannot see anything. reporter: is he sort of a perpetual thorn in the side of the chinese government? >> that is an understatement. they've never seen anyone like him. normally they just lock somebody up and throw away the key. but they're afraid to do that with ai wei wei. >> reporter: though our cbs news beijing bureau was able to speak to ai wei wei this past week, he lives under constant surveillance and was not allowed to travel to the u.s. for his show. >> reporter: but he sent works that speak for him. a serpent constructed from small backpacks like those carried by children who died when their poorly built schools collapsed during the quake. an inspiration made of straightened rods that ai wei wei reformed from twisted iron he had sul vajed from the rubble. in a way, this is like a memorial. >> it is also a warning that we need to be straight. we need to stand tall and straight against these kinds of things happening in the future. >> i want to say... his works are filled with questions. that's w
. supporters say home-schooled kids sderg the opportunity to play, because their parents pay taxes to support the cool. opponents say parents know the consequences of home-schooling their children. >>> super bowl sunday is almost here. a sneak peek at the commercials that are already getting the buzz. >>> and veronica is back with the full people to tell us about this hug we gotta sell the car. where would we even start? get the car. hi howard. get in. hi, good to see you. start with an actual written offer when selling your car, no strings attached. carmax. start here. you can do more business per second. and with more reliable internet, that's more per second. and with a dedicated line, it's more per second. and with an additional line, it's more... table for 15? [ male announcer ] ...per second. but most importantly, it's more... mmm! [ male announcer ] ...per second. get verizon high-speed internet and phone for just $84.99 a month when you sign up online with a two-year price guarantee. plus a $200 verizon visa pre-paid card and an additional line included. verizon. >>> this news just hi
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in washington with the tax and spend liberals. every one of those phrases is contemporary. it is and attitude for more than a judgment that shuts us off from accurate history and from their promise of democracy. i am hoping this issue focusing on race and people's resistance to discuss race, to insist that race is solved and it is unsolvable. they're both mean we do not need to discuss it. this issue discusses it. when we do discuss it, when we learn things, that is when good things happen. that is the doorway to the promise of freedom. america is still not there yet. i hope we can take advantage of this time. we're marching through these 50- year anniversaries. bring our history back into balance and address the problems of the future with intelligence and with patriotism. thank you. [applause] >> good morning. >> good morning. >> i'm so happy that amtrak or marc got itself together. it was wonderful to hear the comments that have been made so far. greetings on behalf of the kellogg foundation. i am gail christopher. f ce president o the board of directors that has had the audacity and coura
. it is just symbolism over substance. i have a hard time telling my constituents in taxes that congress is looking at passing a raft of new laws when the laws we currently have on the books are so woefully not enforced. i think we need to do what we can to address the shortcomings in mental health care, as well as background checks mechanisms we used to screen out prohibited gun buyers. we need to ask what the years of the institutionalization of the mentally ill have done for the safety of the american public. we need to ask about people who are subjected to a court order to outpatient mental health treatment. tens of millions are falling to the cracks and surely, we can agree that more needs to be done to and from -- enforce existing gun laws. the gun prosecutions are down across the board. mr. chairman, i hope we will have a follow-up hearing to ask administration witnesses to come before the panel and testify why agencies of government are not enforcing laws that congress has already passed. it is worth noting that five years ago, congress was asking the same questions we are asking
5. ♪ ♪ ♪ just add water. the everyday collection. by target. she said, "i haven't done my taxes for a few years." call. what's a few? she said, "i think it's eight." she showed up with four file boxes of paperwork. "here, take my stuff and figure it out." i will do that for you. it's a mental challenge. it's a puzzle. but getting you the maximum refund- that's what i'm here for. bring it on. >> live, and in hd, this is an abc 7 news update. is 7:56 and this thursday, january 24. we've got some snow-related closings and delays to pass along this morning. we also have a complete list at of your screen and on our website, wjla.com. newschannel 8 will have more on ther roadways as well at top of the hour. >> even with some of those cancellations and the schools have ave postponed, we lot of traffic. with trains, i have several behind schedule and metrorail is on time. this is 95 where we started out extremely tough this morning and improving. it has gotten worse. giveeed to plan to yourself extra time because we of a stafford all the way to the pentagon. is tapered off but done.mage
. ♪ ♪ ♪ just add water. the everyday collection. by target. she said, "i haven't done my taxes for a few years." call. what's a few? she said, "i think it's eight." she showed up with four file boxes of paperwork. "here, take my stuff and figure it out." i will do that for you. it's a mental challenge. it's a puzzle. but getting you the maximum refund- that's what i'm here for. bring it on. >>> and a good morning to you, i'm charlie crowson, be careful on the way out this morning. it's going to be slick for your commute. live picture right now of the northeast baltimore with an inch of snow on the ground. we have more than 40 school closings and delays. you can get a complete list at abc2news.com. and you can also check out the abc2 facebook fan page and twitter for updates throughout the course of your day. you see the snow out there on the sidewalks and on the cars. but as more cars are traveling out there much of the snow on the roadways can become sheets of ice. let's get a check of the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren. >> well, charlie the snow is leading to a very hectic commute. deali
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